Frederick O. Hanser
Board of Managers
Retired Vice Chairman
St. Louis Cardinals, LLC
Frederick O. Hanser currently holds positions for Stifel Bank & Trust, a subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp., as Chairman of the Audit Committee, Director, and Vice Chairman. Mr. Hanser was the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the St. Louis Cardinals, LLC from 1996 to 2010 and was a director of SLC Holdings, LLC, manager and holding company for the St. Louis Cardinals, LLC, from 1996 to 2013.
Prior to his role with the St. Louis Cardinals organization, Mr. Hanser practiced law for 29 years, first with the firm of Fordyce and Mayne and then with Armstrong, Teasdale LLP. Mr. Hanser concentrated his practice in banking, corporate and estate taxation, medical law, venture capital, and closely held businesses. Mr. Hanser is one of three principal organizers and Member, Board of Directors, of Mississippi Valley Bancshares, Inc., a bank holding company for Southwest Bank of St. Louis (NASDAQ: MVBI), which was purchased by Southwest Bank of St. Louis in 1984.
Mr. Hanser is a 1963 graduate of Yale University, with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Washington University in 1966. He served on the board for a number of St. Louis organizations, including the Backstoppers, Inc., CrimeStoppers-St. Louis Region, St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis Community Foundation, the Greater St. Louis Area Council Boy Scouts of America, St. Louis Cardinals Community Fund (Cardinals Care), the Regional Chamber and Growth Association of Greater St. Louis, the Regional Business Council and The Downtown St. Louis Partnership, Inc.